What is Skin-to-Skin?

What is Skin-to-Skin Anyways? Skin-to-skin, or "kangaroo care" means holding your baby without any clothing separating you. 

 

For baby:

 

For mom:

 

 

Great for Preemies

Babies born prematurely can benefit immensely from kangaroo care. In fact, doctors recommend that preemies get at least some skin-to-skin contact every day.